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Future of California Elections 2018 Annual Conference

March 8, 2018

The conference program is available here [1], accompanied by an accessible version here [2]. Please note that slideshows and video of every session is not available.

Master of Ceremonies, Catherine Hazelton, Voter’s Choice California Consultant

Keynote, The Honerable Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State [3]

Opening Plenary: Opportunities and Challenges for Elections in 2018 [4]

Session A: New Frontiers in Language Access: How California Law is Expanding our Democracy in 2018 [7]

Session B: Remote Accessible Vote-by-Mail: A New Way for California Voters to Vote Privately and Independently

Session C: Census 2020: What’s at Stake for California and its Democracy

Session D: Campaigns, Candidates & Voters: Navigating the California DISCLOSE Act

Featured Speaker, Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Ph.D., Director, The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), Tisch College of Civic Life, Tufts University [18] | slides [19]

Session E: Engaging the Public and Underrepresented Communities in District Transitions Under the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA)

Session F: Searching for Election Information: A Practical Overview of How Voters Acquire Election Information Online

Session G: Successful Preregistration Strategies to Expand Youth Participation

Session H: Conditional Voter/Same Day Registration: Increasing Voter Opportunities to Register to Vote [20] | slides [21]

Closing Plenary: Implementing the Voter’s Choice Act in California’s Diverse Communities [22]